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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Massachusetts

An elegant 1905 theater hosting concerts, opera & drama broadcasts, classic films & dance events


Upcoming Events

Grace Church & Fairview Hospital present Chris Herren

May 23, 2019|6:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start wit... MORE

OLLI's Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture presents Jim Acosta

May 24, 2019|6:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, is pleased to announce that American journalist and the chief White House ... MORE

BIFF presents "What She Said"

May 30, 2019|6:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

WHAT SHE SAID tells the story of longtime New Yorker film critic and best-selling author Pauline Kael. Featuring a rich blend of interviews with filmm... MORE

BIFF presents "Biggest Little Farm"

May 31, 2019|2:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Two dreamers and a dog embark on an odyssey to bring harmony to their lives and to the land. As their plan to create perfect harmony takes a series of... MORE

BIFF presents "The Art and Times of Frosty Myers"

May 31, 2019|11:15 am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

THE ART AND TIMES OF FROSTY MYERS, documents the career of sculptor Forrest “Frosty” Myers over the past half-century. Coming to New York City fro... MORE

BIFF presents "Dog Doc"

May 31, 2019|5:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Called a maverick, a miracle-worker, and a quack, Dr. Marty Goldstein is a pioneer of integrative veterinary medicine. By holistically treating animal... MORE

BIFF presents "Weed the People"

May 31, 2019|7:45 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer prope... MORE

BIFF presents "Botero"

May 31, 2019|9:15 am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

BOTERO is the definitive profile of the world’s most popular living artist, 86-year-old Fernando Botero. It is a poetic chronicle of an inspiring li... MORE

BIFF presents "This Changes Everything"

June 1, 2019|12:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Told first-hand by some of Hollywood’s leading voices in front of and behind the camera, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING takes an incisive look into the his... MORE

BIFF presents "Raging Bull"

June 1, 2019|3:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside of it. MORE

BIFF presents "Cat Rescuers"

June 1, 2019|10:00 am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

At the heart of THE CAT RESCUERS is a question many of us have faced—what to do if you come across a starving or injured animal? For Sassee, Claire,... MORE

BIFF presents Martin Scorsese / screening of "Silence"

June 1, 2019|7:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

A tribute to Martin Scorsese followed by a screening of SILENCE. SILENCE is a 2016 historical period drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. / In t... MORE

BIFF presents "Museum Town"

June 2, 2019|7:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Jennifer Trainer`s captivating new documentary MUSEUM TOWN tells the story of a unique museum, the small town it calls home and the great risk, hope a... MORE

BIFF presents "Trumbull Land"

June 2, 2019|4:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Douglas Trumbull is one of the forerunners of modern special effects. Everyone has seen a "Trumbull sequence" in Stanley Kubrik’s 2001 A SPACE ODYSS... MORE

BIFF presents Kids Flix

June 2, 2019|9:30 am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center


BIFF presents "That Pärt Feeling"

June 2, 2019|11:00 am

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Arvo Pärt is is the most performed living composer in the world, but he is considered to be something of a recluse, and his person and work have rare... MORE

BIFF presents "Echo in the Canyon"

June 2, 2019|1:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

In the summer of 1965, the most popular song in America was the debut single by The Byrds. They were to be America’s answer to The Beatles. They wer... MORE

Close Encounters With Music presents: Like Father-in-Law, Like Son-in-Law: Antonin Dvorak and Josef Suk

June 8, 2019|6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Nationalist composer Dvořák rose to fame in Prague, paving the way for his favorite student and later son-in-law Josef Suk.  There was great closen... MORE

Todd Rundgren: The Individualist

June 9, 2019|7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

A Wizard, A True Star.The title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-ar... MORE

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

June 29, 2019|8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes emerged from the New Jersey shore scene in 1974, carrying over a significant influence (and some key personnel)... MORE

London’s National Theatre in HD: Small Island

June 30, 2019|2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live... MORE

MOMIX: Opus Cactus

July 5, 2019, July 6, 2019

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

If Salvador Dali and Leonardo da Vinci got inspired by National Geographic you'd get Opus Cactus, Moses Pendleton's amazing evening length work about... MORE

Buddy Guy

July 14, 2019|7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

At age 82, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaug... MORE

Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey with Broadway

July 20, 2019|8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

In Don’t Monkey with Broadway, two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes... MORE

Aston Magna Season Finale: Bouquet of Baroque Concertos

August 8, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Music includes J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046 Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins Concerto for Viola ... MORE